Matthew Dear: Design Tangents Episode Five

The musician, composer, DJ and fine artist on his creative process and making the music for our podcast

We first stepped into the Michigan studio of musician, composer, DJ and fine artist Matthew Dear in 2007 to chronicle his sonic creations for a COOL HUNTING video. Over the years, we’ve continued to track the milestones of this prolific creator, and we easily agreed that Dear would be the ideal subject for episode five of the COOL HUNTING podcast, Design Tangents—especially considering the fact …

Chore Coat

Music and art platform Ghostly International has teamed up with Knickerbocker on a capsule collection of minimal, workwear-leaning apparel. From the range, the Chore Coat (available in small to 2XL) boasts a classic boxy silhouette and has been crafted from durable 19-ounce Italian cotton twill from heritage textile-makers Duca Visconti. Subtly branded, there’s custom Ghostly hardware as well as an embroidered logo.

Ghostly Products Nalgene Bottle

Music and art platform Ghostly International releases their own take on Nalgene’s signature narrow cap bottle. With a transparent gray color, Ghostly’s logo and the phrase “Everywhere Nowhere,” the reusable bottle pays tribute to the label’s genre-defiant, expansive work.